NHA launches QR code based rapid OPD registration under Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission Scheme.

  • National Health Authority under its flagship scheme Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission has started QR code based rapid OPD registration in the hospital.
  • The service allows old as well as new patients to simply scan a QR code and share demographic details like name, father’s name, age, gender, address and mobile number with the hospital.
  • The health ministry said, This will help reduce the time taken at the OPD registration counter and avoid long queues. QR code based rapid OPD registration has been started on pilot basis in OPD Block of Lady Hardinge Medical College and Smt Sucheta Kriplani Hospital in New Delhi. There are plans to expand this service to other health facilities and departments soon.